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Unlocking Your Potential: The Importance of Understanding Your Personality in the Workplace

Unlocking Your Potential: The Importance of Understanding Your Personality in the Workplace

During the winter months, it’s common to find yourself standing in front of shelves filled with vitamins and other supplements, wondering which one your body needs at that moment. Are you lacking in B vitamins? And if so, which one? Or would an addition of A or K be more beneficial? When you don’t even […]

How to delegate? – Personality matters, even in delegation

How to delegate? – Personality matters, even in delegation

Delegation is the act of assigning tasks and responsibilities to others, usually to subordinates. It is a crucial management skill that reflects the authority and transfer of responsibility for certain tasks. One of the most important responsibilities of a manager or supervisor is delegation, as it helps guide employees smoothly towards achieving their goals and […]

Navigating Emotional Intelligence in the Remote Workplace: The Importance of Self-Awareness and Open Communication

Navigating Emotional Intelligence in the Remote Workplace: The Importance of Self-Awareness and Open Communication

How are you? How are we really doing? These may seem like casual questions, but they are crucial for managers who truly care about the well-being of their staff. As the world continues to navigate the challenges and aftermath of the pandemic, it’s more important than ever for managers to prioritize the emotional well-being of […]

Reflecting Back on 2022

Reflecting Back on 2022

Another year has flown by… In the last year, our team at Workplace Nordic attended multiple congresses, seminars, and forums, and now we want to bring you bits and pieces of what we have learned! Takeaways from the International Congress on Emotional Intelligence (ICEI) 2022 (Palermo, Italy) 🔹 Workplaces need and want people with high […]

Perfectionism – Friend or Foe?

Perfectionism – Friend or Foe?

What is perfectionism and how does it affect you? In psychology, perfectionism is defined as a personality trait characterized by the belief that perfection should be pursued and the tendency to set excessively high standards for oneself and others. Perfectionism can manifest in both positive and negative ways. On one hand, it can motivate individuals […]

Navigating Burnout: Understanding, Coping and Recovery

Navigating Burnout: Understanding, Coping and Recovery

What is burnout, how does it affect us and how do we recover? According to a Harvard Business Review article, “Your burnout is unique. Your recovery will be, too.” (Heng & Schabram), the authors discuss how recovery from burnout can take many different paths. Each burnout recovery story is unique, but you can try to […]

VTT is going ”Beyond the Obvious” – utilizing relevant data to transform a company

VTT has been a forerunner in utilizing Emergy Emotional Climate Audit™ (EECA) to assess the current situation, develop a customized intervention for the situation, and follow the progress and effect of the intervention. In just one year, VTT saw significant improvement in 12 out of 14 different psychological markers, based on the EECA report of 850 […]

An Eye-opening personality assessment experience

An Eye-opening personality assessment experience

When I applied for my current job, I was asked to fill in a WorkPlace Big Five Profile™ questionnaire. My thoughts were confused and mixed: ”Argh, another one of those tests drawn up by shrinks; well I suppose I’ll have to fill it in although I really don’t feel like it”. ”I wonder what skeletons […]

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